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RACGP events and courses

VIC

07 Aug 2021

VIC

New Fellows - Parkville Parkrun (August)

Parkville Parkrun: A 5km run/walkit's you against the clock!


Date: 
Saturday 7 August 2021
Time: 
Meet at 7.30am for 8:00am start

Location: Princess Park, (north of Carlton Footy stadium), Royal Parade, Parkville


The RACGP Victoria New Fellows Committee invite you to join them at the Parkville Parkrun. Let's increase the flow of oxygen and enjoy some fresh air!

Following the run we invite you refuel your muscles with C8H10N4O2 (caffeine).

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

18 Aug 2021 - 15 Dec 2021

VIC

DoH and RACGP Victoria Webinar Series 2021

DoH and RACGP Victoria Webinar Series 2021

Latest public health advice and Q&A presented by DoH representatives in conjunction with RACGP Victoria Faculty Chair Dr Anita Munoz and Co-Deputy Chairs Dr Marina Malcolm and Dr Bernard Shiu.

Held Wednesday's mid-monthly 6:00pm - 7:00pm on the following dates:

  • 18 August 2021
  • 15 September 2021
  • 20 October 2021
  • 17 November 2021
  • 15 December 2021

Register online here

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

19 Aug 2021

VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $110.00 I Non members $165.00

RACGP Victoria's Basic Life Support course is a GP peer to peer experience, delivered by a GP trainer, Dr Rod Campain. This course covers recognition of an emergency, DRSABCD, chest compressions and rescue breathing using COVID-safe resuscitation masks and equipment.

It also includes a structured approach that GPs can use to treat all patients who may have a life threatening illness.

Completion of a BLS course is a requirement for the 2020-22 triennium. Secure your spot to update your BLS training and network with your peers.

Next BLS session: Wednesday 22 September 2021

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

24 Aug 2021

VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs - Fully Booked

Date: Tuesday 24 August 2021
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $110.00 I Non members $165.00

RACGP Victoria's Basic Life Support course is a GP peer to peer experience, delivered by a GP trainer, Dr Rod Campain. This course covers recognition of an emergency, DRSABCD, chest compressions and rescue breathing using COVID-safe resuscitation masks and equipment.

It also includes a structured approach that GPs can use to treat all patients who may have a life threatening illness.

Completion of a BLS course is a requirement for the 2020-22 triennium. Secure your spot to update your BLS training and network with your peers.

Next BLS session: Thursday 19 August 2021

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

29 Aug 2021

VIC

New Fellows Sunday Brunch

Re-energise your body with food and fuel your mind with great conversation


The RACGP Victorian New Fellows Committee invites you to The Boathouse for brunch.


To view the menu click here



Date: Sunday 29 August
Time: 10:30am


Location:The Boathouse, 7 The Boulevard, Moonee Ponds

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

30 Aug 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing: An introduction to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse. This training is a prerequisite for prescribers who want to attend MATOD Module 2.

MATOD Module 1 click here MATOD Module 1

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number. This training is accessible by default for Victorian GPs. Interstate GPs please request access.


CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 Aug 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & Dosing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & dosing: A comprehensive series of modules with videos and interviews with MATOD experts. It includes live zoom session that will allow participants to ask questions of the experts.

On completion of modules 1 and 2 you'll be trained and recognised as a prescriber for methadone and buprenorphine based assisted treatment of opioid dependence.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 Aug 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 3 - Long-acting Injectable Buprenorphine

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 3 - Long-acting injectable buprenorphine: Builds on knowledge of prescribing and administering long-acting injection buprenorphine, including how to select, initiate and manage patients who are using these new opioid substitutions.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 Aug 2021 - 17 Dec 2021

VIC

Clinical Enhancement Module: Youth Mental Health

This Clinical Enhancement Module (CEM) offers GPs the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in engaging with young people with mental illness and their families. Completion of a CEM is required for GPs undertaking mental health skills training (MHST) accreditation.

  • determine strategies for engaging a young person with mental illness and overcoming barriers to engagement
  • evaluate the mental health of young people using appropriate assessment techniques and validated psychometric instruments
  • develop evidence-based GP mental health treatment plans (MHTPs) in collaboration with young people and their carers
  • develop practice systems for ensuring that young people with mental illness are regularly reassessed and the effectiveness of their MHTP is re-evaluated
  • design practice systems that help ensure young people are connected with local resources to assist in providing holistic mental health care

Avail to RACGP Members ONLY

Contact: Victoria FPSST

Tel: 03 8699 0468

03 Sep 2021

VIC

Responding To Strong Emotions in Cancer

Date: Friday 3 September 2021
Time:1.00pm -5.00pm
Venue: RACGP East Melbourne
Cost: RACGP member: $110.00 | Non-member: $220.00

The Cancer Council in conjunction with the Vic Faculty New Fellows Committee is proud to present Effective Cancer Communication (ECC) program.

Effective communication fosters patient autonomy within health services and enables supportive relationships with cancer patients and their families.

This course has been developed for clinical staff and provides a practical, evidence-based conceptual framework. The course provides in a small group setting the opportunity to:

- Explore emotional reactions to cancer through experiential learning with simulated patients.
- Recognise emotions and apply frameworks to respond effectively.
- Be provided with tools and language to build trusting relationships for better patient experience and health outcomes.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086